Non Profit Housing Program Manager - Marin County (San Rafael)
Home Match creates affordable housing options for our local workforce, retirees and students while simultaneously preventing the displacement and/or homelessness of the elders in our community. Both groups benefit from a sense of community in the home. Home Match operates in 5 greater Bay Area counties and is a program of Covia, a 50 year old nonprofit that provides housing and engagement services in California.
What are you passionate about?
Are you seeking a role where you can use your skills, curiosity, professional network, and passion to make an impact on the affordable housing crisis? Are you a natural problem solver, are you organized and detail oriented, and do you gain energy from engaging with others? Are you comfortable in a role with rapidly shifting priorities and a high degree of client interactions?
If so, we’d like to meet you!
Partnering closely with the Director of Home Match, you will work together to achieve the goals and objectives of the Home Match program in Marin and play an active role in the overall Home Match team.
You will work closely with those seeking housing via Home Match and assist with the matching and home sharing process. In partnership with the Director, you will work to increase the visibility of the program in the community in order to attract a robust set of program applicants and sustainable funding.
In this COVID-19 environment, you will need to use creativity to determine effective new methods of conducting outreach and engaging with Home Match participants and partners. You must feel comfortable working with a diverse set of individuals, cultures, and circumstances and fluent in Spanish is desired. This position requires flexibility in hours with occasional evening and weekend work. Office is located in San Rafael, CA. Currently 3-4 days a week in the office.
Please include a cover letter with your resume.
- Contribute to the overall success and leadership of the program in San Francisco.
- Field all inquiries and usher those seeing housing through the Home Match process.
- Manage a portfolio of program applicants: conducting home visits and in-office interviews; facilitating the matching process, moderating the creation of the Living Together Agreement and providing ongoing support for matches.
- Create, implement, and track the results of a community outreach plan – including the use of digital strategies - to increase the program visibility and recruit a targeted number of participants.
- Use creative and innovative approaches to reaching target participants and partners during and after the sheltering-place-period.
- Perform general office duties such as data input, tracking, and reporting
- Evening and weekend work is required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Self-motivated, curious, goal-oriented, and caring individual that works well independently, while also being able to work effectively and collaboratively within a team and with community partners.
- Ability to provide culturally competent services and work with a diverse set of individuals in an empathetic and non-judgmental manner.
- Excellent active listening, written, and public speaking skills (ability to speak Spanish desired).
- Proven track record in forming and maintaining relationships with community-based organizations, community leaders, elected officials, and funders in order to meet specific programmatic objectives.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills and an ability to be flexible and set priorities.
- Adept with or able to quickly learn new online platforms (with some assistance), such as social media, Google Drive, CRM, etc.
Education and Qualifications
- We are open to a wide variety of backgrounds, but in general are seeking someone who has 4-6 years of working experience, part of which could include education (e.g. a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution).
- Past roles could include outreach, fundraising, sales, business development, customer service, real estate, program coordination or management experience.
- Established network in Marin, knowledge of affordable housing challenges is desirable; Spanish is desired.
- Comfortable with public speaking, problem solving and with online tools and platforms.
- Must pass the Live Scan fingerprint background check.
Salary compensation is $62,000 - $70,000
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